Jill Abramson, author

Written by New York Times Managing Editor Jill Abramson with an introduction by Executive Editor Bill Keller, this beautifully designed hardcover book brings readers the extraordinary story of Barack Obama’s voyage from childhood through his inauguration as the 44th president of the United States. Hundreds of photographs by Pulitzer Prize-winning Times photographers perfectly complement the incisive commentary by acclaimed columnists, including David Brooks, Roger Cohen, Gail Collins, Maureen Dowd, Thomas L. Friedman, Bob Herbert, Nicholas D. Kristof, Paul Krugman, and Frank Rich. Including the full text of President Obama’s major speeches, OBAMA: The Historic Journey provides the most comprehensive portrait of the man whose meteoric rise and inspiring message have touched people the world over. “Visually stunning. . . . Highly recommended.” Library Journal (starred review)